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Skypilot are pleased to announce details for the release of their highly anticipated third album “Simple Beasts” with new single ‘Knifed On The Beach’ this Friday, [29th June]. 

The bands new album is packed with blistering riffs across eight glorious tracks.

Recorded at Start Together Studios in late 2021 under the stewardship of renowned engineer and producer Rock O’Reilly, ‘Simple Beasts’ highlights the band’s darker hue, and is their most dramatic work to date.

The first single, entitled, “Octofuzz” [listen below] was released in February 2022 on a limited edition two-track digipack CD, and via all streaming and download outlets.

Octofuzz” serves notice of the bands intentions on this album with deep grooves and pounding rhythms, vocals spat at the listener with malicious intent. With ‘Simple Beasts’, Skypilot are demanding your attention and they are in no mood to mess about.

Comments’ bassist Gareth Ruddock: “Simple Beasts represents us in every way! We are extremely proud of this album, and we look forward to finally letting it loose upon the world. The songs are inspired by our current times and the pressures of social media on our collective psyche. The album is rant at everything that has angered and frustrated us about the last two years. It’s a release. Enjoy.”

The album will be preceded by another single entitled “Knifed on the Beach” together with an accompanying video. This will receive a worldwide digital release on Friday 29th July 2022 via The Distortion Project, and will be available on all digital formats, to include Spotify, iTunes, Amazon, GooglePlay, Deezer, and many others.

Simple Beasts” will be released worldwide via The Distortion Project and Code 7 Distribution on a limited edition digipack CD and all digital formats on Friday 19th August 2022.


Waffle Dust


Simple Beast


Jazz Klub

8 In The Face

Through The Window

Knifed On The Beach


Wednesday 27th July – Voodoo Belfast (with Nebula & The Atomic Bitchwax)

Saturday 27th August – Voodoo Belfast (Simple Beasts album launch show)

Friday 2nd September – Fibber Magee’s, Dublin

Saturday 17th September – Limelight 2, Belfast (with Orange Goblin & Baleful Creed)

Pre-save ‘Knifed on the Beachvia this link.

Oran O’Beirne 2022